GPACAC Paul Max Service Scholarship

The 2019 Paul Max Service Scholarship awards one scholarship to a student in the Great Plains each year. The scholarship amount is $1,000. The award is intended to help pay for tuition, housing, fees and/or books. Applicants will be notified of the scholarship decision by mid-April. This scholarship is a one-time scholarship and will be mailed to your post-secondary educational institution of choice.  

Students must meet all the following scholarship requirements listed below:
-be a May/June 2019 high school graduate
-attend high school/homeschool in Nebraska, Kansas, or Oklahoma
-have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 and above (or equivalent)
-have completed a minimum of 100 community service hours from freshman year to date of application

To apply for the 2019 scholarship:
-Complete the 2019 application form
-Upload a resume or activities list
-Upload an original essay on one of the two topics provided (500 word maximum)

Essay Topics

How do you foresee your service experience contributing to the role you will have in your college and campus community ?
Describe a specific community service opportunity or experience in which you have participated, and explain how the experience affected you and impacted your leadership perspective.

The scholarship application typically opens up mid-fall and will close in February each academic year.  Please return to this website in the future to access the scholarship application.